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Wei-Hsin Yu - New Faculty Coloquium

Fri, March 10, 2006 | GEB 3.312 (Dean's Conference Room)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"China's economic reforms since the 1980s have led to fundamental changes in urban life. However, little is known regarding how this change and the required adjustments affect individuals' psychological well-being. Using survey data collected in 2005, this study examines the effects of employment conditions, political affiliation, social capital, and regional development on self-reported depressive symptoms among urban Chinese. The results support that China's transition has an impact on individuals' mental health.

Sponsored by: Presented as part of the CWGS New Faculty Colloquium Series.

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